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2005 Detroit Lions

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5-11-0, Finished 3rd in NFC North Division  · 2005 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.7, Offense: -4.3, Defense: -2.4, SoS: -1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 254 points (15.9/g), 28th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 345 points (21.6/g), 21st.
 Differential of -91 points (-5.7/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 5.2-10.8.

Coach: Dick Jauron (1-4-0) and Steve Mariucci (4-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Greg Olson and Ted Tollner
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick Jauron
 Other Notable Asst.: Adam Gase (Offensive Assistant)

Stadium: Ford Field
 Training Camp: Detroit Lions Training Facility (Allen Park, Michigan)

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 11 boxscore W 1-0 Green Bay Packers 17 3 18 254 152 102 13 216 170 46 3 -1.65 21.55 -5.51
2 Sun September 18 boxscore L 1-1 @ Chicago Bears 6 38 14 234 205 29 5 18 336 149 187 -30.59 -9.90 3.68
3 Bye Week
4 Sun October 2 boxscore L 1-2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 17 11 226 135 91 1 17 353 284 69 4 -12.34 6.42 4.07
5 Sun October 9 boxscore W 2-2 Baltimore Ravens 35 17 22 266 97 169 2 26 387 228 159 4 10.75 5.02 1.85
6 Sun October 16 boxscore L 2-3 Carolina Panthers 20 21 11 209 157 52 4 14 317 263 54 4 -30.39 20.74 7.57
7 Sun October 23 boxscore W 3-3 @ Cleveland Browns 13 10 19 329 210 119 1 11 174 56 118 3 -3.50 17.43 -8.26
8 Sun October 30 boxscore L OT 3-4 Chicago Bears 13 19 17 278 185 93 1 14 333 218 115 1 -8.76 6.04 -5.36
9 Sun November 6 boxscore L 3-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 14 27 20 289 231 58 3 19 285 121 164 1 -11.37 -1.13 0.90
10 Sun November 13 boxscore W 4-5 Arizona Cardinals 29 21 22 383 226 157 21 397 359 38 1 12.18 -6.09 4.21
11 Sun November 20 boxscore L 4-6 @ Dallas Cowboys 7 20 11 226 169 57 1 26 253 104 149 1 -2.58 -7.03 -2.45
12 Thu November 24 boxscore L 4-7 Atlanta Falcons 7 27 20 304 229 75 4 22 402 146 256 2 -12.68 -5.30 0.89
13 Sun December 4 boxscore L 4-8 Minnesota Vikings 16 21 19 223 118 105 1 20 345 242 103 -1.83 -7.33 4.52
14 Sun December 11 boxscore L OT 4-9 @ Green Bay Packers 13 16 11 241 112 129 19 330 149 181 2 -7.61 4.31 3.82
15 Sun December 18 boxscore L 4-10 Cincinnati Bengals 17 41 13 270 211 59 4 29 426 271 155 2 -0.05 -18.70 -3.50
16 Sat December 24 boxscore W 5-10 @ New Orleans Saints 13 12 14 279 208 71 1 19 273 226 47 1 -4.82 6.15 0.52
17 Sun January 1 boxscore L 5-11 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 21 35 16 308 203 105 2 20 331 132 199 2 6.00 -14.69 -9.83